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is poised to soar as long as washington doesn't bring it down. fareed zakaria is the host of cnn's fareed zakaria "gps." the real deal to avoid the fiscal cliff that may have ruined my new year's plans, you correctly stated was a small victory for sanity. the greater issue is what is missing from that deal and the mini cliffs that we're going to encounter. the debt ceiling cliff, the southwe sequestration cliff and the budget battle. does it stand in the way of what could be happening in the country? >> it stands in the way in two ways. if you're a company that does business with the defense department, if you're watching this sequestration madness. our the debt ceiling madness, are you going to be hiring new people? are you going to be expanding production? no, you're going to be wondering, is the defense department budget cut by 20%, 10%? so there is that -- >> you will hesitate to make certain business decisions, particularly hiring decisions? >> exactly. republicans often talk about how uncertainty makes businesses not expand production. well this is the biggest uncertainty is the cra
for amateurs to stay safe. >>> we've got a packed afternoon ahead of us in the "cnn newsroom." dr. sanjay gupta will tell you and myself how to keep our families protected against the flu epidemic. we've got the scoop on tomorrow's golden globe awards. and we'll give you the inside track on how hillary clinton is doing now that she's back at work after a blood clot. and what's really going on behind the scenes of the gop as president obama prepares for his second inauguration. those stories and much more ahead. next, ali velshi explains why we still don't have a budget and how our elected officials have bungled a basic business process most of us handle with ease. a must see. "your money" starts right now. jo america's road to economic recovery is wide open, right in front of us, if our elected officials don't put major blocks in your way. i'm ali velshi. debt ceilings, budgets and spending cuts are all you'll hear coming out of washington for the next few months. the partisan warfare in washington could put a dent in any recovery. the threat is real. the next battle will be another clash over
landed in new york. on "cnn newsroom" at 2:00, uncertainty in venezuela as that country's president deals with serious health issues. what this means for hugo chavez and his government. also here in the u.s., the gun control debate. a house democrat, a vietnam veteran and gun owner, talk ts about possible regulation. then at 3:00 eastern, a plane goes down off venezuela, a fashion executive is missing. the latest on the search for vittorio missoni.>>> good-bye, l cliff, hello debt ceiling cliff. i'm ali velshi. your elected officials ready to push america over the edge of the cliff. >>ly not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already racked up through the laws that they passed. >> well, yes, you will, mr. president, and very soon. democrats and republicans are set to clash again over raising the u.s. debt ceiling. let me tell you back in the old days the u.s. had a system where every time a bill involving money was passed the treasury had to raise money for it by issuing bonds. the debt ceiling law was established to give the
inspired the movie "rudy." stay with cnn, "your money" starts right now. >>> good-bye fiscal cliff, hello, debt ceiling cliff. your elected officials ready to push america over the edge of the cliff. >> i will not have another debate with this congress over whether or not they should pay the bills that they've already racked up through the laws that they passed. >> well, yes, you will, mr. president, and very soon. democrats and republicans are set to clash again over raising the u.s. debt ceiling. back in the old days, the u.s. had a snl where every time a bill involving money was passed, the treasury had to raise money for by issuing bonds. the debt ceiling law was given the u.s. treasury the flexibility to borrow money. it had nothing to do with spending control or debt control. it was a technicality. most functioning countries don't have any such thing because they understand that if the government spends the money. it has to pay the bills. republicans seem to think that the debt sealing is a good tool to limit how much the government spends, the current debt ceiling was hit on decemb
romans is host of "your bottom line line," john avlon, contributor, and margaret hooven is a cnn contributor and consultant. congressional approval ratings were the low nest history in 2012, they stand at 14% right now according to the most recent numbers from gallup. did anything you heard from eric cantor make you feel that 2013 is going to be a more productive legislative year, a more productive year in congress? >> well, let's be fair, ali. they've just stopped using the debt ceiling as a bargaining tool and decided to put it off for three months and try to negotiate. we can all admit that is a proak tich, constructive, positive step in the right direction. you would agree with that. secondly, he did promise to say we will work towards health care entitlement reform in a bipartisan way. you heard it. i heard it. let's see if they can move on it. some folks are shaking their heads, don't believe it, but he said it to you. let's hold him to it. >> we'll see. i asked him why rep rans and democrats didn't go with something like simpson/bowles and it looked like a plan that had so
hope that congress will allow the government to pay its bills. >> ron brownstein is cnn senior political analyst and editorial director at the "national journal." good to see you. the public debt stands at more than $16 trillion. in and of itself it may not be as serious a problem as some make it out to be, especially when it costs the government about 1.8% a year to borrow money right now, lower than inflation. the problem which you often point out is it is likely to get much worse and that no one has a plan to change it. do republicans have a point when they say this is the only leverage they've got, the only chance they have to really assert a move toward deficit reduction? >> you know, in my mind they actually missed the best chance they had, which was the expiration of the bush tax cuts, which was really the best chance for both sides. if there was ever a point where a grand bargain was possible, it would have been i think the republicans accepting rolling back more of that tax cut than we did in return for acquiring democrats to deal with the very real long-term challenge
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